Conspicuous consumption, conspicuous health, and optimal taxation

•We first model simultaneous status races in conspicuous health and consumption, and study the resulting implications for optimal taxation policy.•Increased concerns for conspicuous health have an opposite and offsetting effect on the marginal tax rate, compared to an increase in concerns for conspi...

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Volume: 111
Main Author: Mujcic, Redzo
Frijters, Paul
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.03.2015
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Elsevier BV North-Holland
published in: Journal of economic behavior & organization Vol. 111; pp. 59 - 70
Data of publication: March 2015
ISSN: 0167-2681
1879-1751
EISSN: 1879-1751
Discipline: Business
Economics
Subjects:
I18
H51
D03
H21
I10
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2015
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